Staring george kennedy, richard crenna, kate reid and saul rubinek. Rare horror film dvd synopsis and information after a passenger liner is rammed and sunk by a derelict german freighter from world war ii, the handful of survivors which include george kennedy and richard crenna manage to board the unmanned. On a side note, while not advertised on the cover this time, death ship is the latest film to be released under the katarinas nightmare theater line of genre horror releases. Death ship on dvd 851740003703 from scorpion releasing.
Death ship doesnt have the scope of the former or the. Ghost ship disambiguation this disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title death ship. The ten deadliest snakes in the world with steve irwin real wild documentary duration. This canadian horror effort fails to bring the scary. Season 15 of doctor who ran between 3 september 1977 and 11 march 1978. Death ship 1980 the captain george kennedy of a sunken liner and eight other survivors are picked up by a big black ship. Battle for bfb battle for dream island wiki fandom. Youve got all the ingredients here for a pulpy good time. It premiered on november 3, 2017, with the release of getting. Death ship 1980 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The death ship tells the story of an american sailor, stateless and penniless because he has lost his passport, who is harassed by police and hounded across europe until he finds an illegal job shoveling coal in the hold of a steamer bound for destruction. Death ship turned out to be my halloween 2004 movie without even intending to have it be the feature of the night.
Death ship is a terrific, lowbudget cheesy supernatural tale that should definitely appeal to midnight movie horror fans. Watch doctor who episodes online season 17 1980 tv guide. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a nazi torture ship which has sailed. And they do all this with angry german shouts over it all. Hapless survivors of a cruise ship disaster board the death ship for a holiday in hell courtesy of scorpion releasing. Death ship went on to become popular in the video store and cable era, but it didnt earn a dvd release until earlier this month, when scorpion released it as part of its katarinas nightmare theater series. You are browsing the website, which contains photos and videos of nude celebrities. Death ship was a great choice for scorpoin releasings first blu ray release. In this episode, a spaceship crew discovers a wrecked replica of their ship. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors.
Actually, im not sure if this happened at night, since all the footage of the rusting ship is at daytime, while the cruise liner footage is shot at night. Crew members of a holland america line cruise ship thats carrying two people infected with the deadly. I have a hard time with ghost houses and a ghost ship is even less scary. The series ran on cbs, which broadcast 162 firstrun episodes over eight seasons, from december 11, 1980, to may 1, 1988 no. The footage showing the movement of the death ship was the result of filming from a small boat moving around it. Death ship originated as a screenplay by jack hill spider baby titled blood star who receives story credit here alongside david p. I have not seen the dvd so cannot compare i have the blu ray, and it looks excellent. Lewis klute while tv director john robins hot resort receives script credit which frankly would have to have been more interesting than the final product.
A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day. The shining however does it classier and scarier though kennedys death is pretty gross. The screenplay by john robins was based on a story by jack hill and david p. The shower scene was shot in one take because it was to expensive to clean up and reshoot. In other words, where it lacks in atmosphere death ship makes up for in overall dread and fear. This season introduced k9 to the series and saw the departure of leela. Death ship is an atmospheric, brooding little horror film, made at the tail end of the era when independant productions like this one could still be seen. The crew shot for about an hour before the death ship broke down. With george kennedy, richard crenna, nick mancuso, sally ann howes. In this episode, a spaceship crew discovers a wrecked replica of their ship with their own dead bodies inside. My 5 favorite moments from what we do in the shadows season 1. This video was originally uploaded on to youtube by mark christian.
One of the most notorious bombs of the 1980 s, death ship actually turned out to be one of the most interesting movies ive seen in a while for a couple of reasons. Not one in 2000 of todays viewers has ever heard of death ship so the makers need never have been concerned with viewer comparison. This is a rare, vhs ripped, copy of the 1980 horror film death ship. Chilling trailer for 80s horror movie death ship, featuring all the best bits from this pretty bad movie. Unbeknown to the passengers on board a cruise ship in the caribbean, a mysterious vessel is approaching on a collision course. A spooky, trashy anomaly set adrift in an ocean of cinematic slasher films during the early 80s, death ship is the kind of movie people stumble upon late at night on tv and spend years trying to track down again. Starring george kennedy, richard crenna, nick mancuso, sally ann howes. It consisted of six serials and twentysix episodes. However, with death ship there is an extra sense of dread in that this time the threat is of a paranormal nature and you cannot escape because there is still the threat of being lost at sea. Stuck at sea, cruise ships sick crew must keep vessel going. Battle for bfb, also known as bfb, previously known as battle for bfdi, and by its full name battle for battle for battle for dream island, is the fourth season of the battle for dream island series and the successor to idfb. Death ship is a 1980 horror film directed by alvin rakoff and starring richard crenna, george.
There were two air raids on darwin on 19 february 1942, the first one began around 10am, the second around 11. List of disasters in australia by death toll wikipedia. Death ship is a 1980 horror film directed by alvin rakoff and starring richard crenna, george kennedy, nick mancuso, sally ann howes, kate reid, victoria burgoyne, and saul rubinek in an early role. The music is heavy and dreary, they try and make the inner workings of a ship look dark and foreboding and mostly succeed. Sleepers west lloyd nolan, lynn bari, mary beth hughes.
Death ship is an episode of the american television anthology series the twilight zone. Our story begins with a luxury cruise liner being rammed in the middle of the night by a derelict ship. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title death ship. Rare horror film dvd synopsis and information after a passenger liner is rammed and sunk by a derelict german freighter from world war ii, the handful of survivors which include george kennedy and richard crenna manage to board the unmanned hulk but soon discover that their perils have just begun. Originally published in german in 1926, and in english in 1934, it was travens first major success and is still the authors second best known work after the treasure of the sierra madre. Despite the attempts of the crew to avert disaster, the liner is lost. Death ship is a film that is made for a specific audience in the horror genre, and if youre not used to b movies, or cheesy horror yarns, you may want to pass up on this one.
Death ship is an episode of the american television anthology series the twilight zone, based on a short story with the same title by richard matheson. The last ship season 3 episode 12 expands the emotional storyline of tom being targeted by the regional leaders that has built during the past several episodes the penultimate episode of season. Supposedly important things like coherence and incisive characterizations werent considered all that important, and plenty of character actors with great, craggy faces were available, people like george kennedy and richard crenna, both of whom star in death ship, an at times lackluster, but nevertheless pretty cool creeper from 1980. Traven originally written in english in 1923 or 1924, translated into german by b. Don segundo sombra argentina the bulk carrier was wrecked at punta calendaria, argentina whilst being towed to bilbao, spain for scrapping. Death ship on bluray 851740003345 from scorpion releasing. The rest of the required shots were achieved by faking movement, as the broken down vessel was anchored and stationary. Oct 09, 2012 survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Alvin rakoffs cancon films include city on fire 1979 and death ship 1980 for coproducer greenberg, plus dirty tricks 1981, king solomons treasure 1979, and the horror anthology three dangerous ladies 1977 with directors robert fuest and don thompson. One of the problems with many of the twilight zones season four episodes is that the material isnt sufficient to fill the hourlong format.
Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. After a passenger liner is rammed and sunk by a derelict german freighter from world war ii, the handful of survivors which include george kennedy and. It starred tom baker as the fourth doctor, louise jameson as leela and john leeson as k9 mark i. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors aboard and killing them off one by one. Jul 25, 2007 unbeknown to the passengers on board a cruise ship in the caribbean, a mysterious vessel is approaching on a collision course. Hawaii five0 centers around jack lord and james macarthur. The season opened with horror of fang rock and concluded with the invasion of time. Death ship continues to roam the seas at the end of the moviebut i. February 28, 2020 second engineer officer davide pignataro regal princess crew death illness february 18, 2020 viviane brahms overboard pelican ferry fisher island florida cruise ship drowning. George kennedy playing right against type is a hoot as captain ashland, who by degrees loses it, as he is possessed by the ship s original germanic complement of officers.
Death ship 1980 richard crenna george kennedy alvin rakoff. The story was inspired by the legend of the flying dutchman. A group of survivors from a cruise ship stumble upon the nazi deathship, just some big creepy boat floating around unmanned. Oddly enough, ghost ship shared a title with a couple other flicks such as the val lewton one, but it wasnt an update of either. A mysterious vessel rams a luxury cruise ship leaving a raft full of survivors drifting into the path of a wwii german ship anchored in the middle of nowhere. Romana is trapped aboard a ship full of human sacrifices. The toll may have been higher because itinerants and aboriginal australians may be underrepresented in. A history of the first teen slasher film cycle continuum, 2011 p 259.
After 12 seasons on the air, cbs hawaii five0 finally came to an end. Unfortunately, it went out with more of a whimper than a bang. Death ship continues to roam the seas at the end of the moviebut i dont think well see a sequel. Death ship 1980 region a bluray new for sale online ebay. A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a world war ii nazi torture vessel. We start out pretty ominously, setting a tone right out of the gate. And horror on the ocean is even more scarcer, so sail forward 1980 s death ship for a cruise it cant loose, and nucleus films can be thanked for delivering a region 0 disc with almost as many extras as the us version has, more of that later. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. It has creepy atmosphere, music, and all the right ingredients for a great horror flick.105 1631 92 876 63 666 516 14 1449 1471 510 797 205 1252 730 1061 4 340 485 99 1062 1025 1234 341 395 158 878 925 1063